Demographics

Oakwood incorporated as a city in 1908 with 67 homes. The present Oakwood City Charter was approved by the voters at an election on May 30, 1960, and amended by the voters at a November 8, 1988 election.

Oakwood is served by a council/manager form of government.  The council/manager form is the system of local government that combines the strong political leadership of elected officials in the form of a council or other governing body, with the strong managerial experience of an appointed local government manager.

Area:  2.2 Square Miles

Park Lands and Natural Areas:  64.18 Acres

Population – 2010 Census:  9,202

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